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How does the calendar on windows phone work?

I am unable to understand or able to make use of calendars. Right now I have a Facebook account and a windows live account setup on my phone. Contact have been filtered to just show the live contact ...
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Battery comparison on 2G vs 3G

Nokia lumia 710 is great windows device but with a mediocre 1320 mAh battery. The phone needs a charge twice a day with moderate to heavy usage. Right now I am using a 3G internet pack on mobile which ...
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Media player buttons in volume control

What's the deal with music player for windows phone 7.5. Whenever I stop playing music and return back, the mini player starts showing on the lock screen and disappears automatically after some time. ...
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How to setup e-mail settings to maintain conversations?

My brother has a WP7 phone, and when he answers to my e-mails, it becomes a new conversation in Gmail. If we write to each other in the same subject e.g. 8 times, I will have at least four ...
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How to customize the interval for email setting “Download new content”?

Settings -> email + account -> select an account Under Download new content, I see options normally like as items arrive, 15 mins, 30 mins hourly and manually. How can I set customized hours like ...
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WP7 phone not detected by computer

I have an LG E900 WP7 which was locked to orange UK network. I recently had the phone 'unlocked' to other networks (done by a phone shop) which I believe was done via the MFG app tool so I could go ...
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Is there a way to specify the “Display Name” (or “File As”) in the People Hub?

In desktop Outlook if you have an entry in your contact address book which is maybe just a first name and company name you can set the company name (or anything else) as the display name (actually on ...
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Is it possible to save a screen capture? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I take a screenshot on a Windows Phone device? I know that applications, can use code to capture screens inside themselves, offering a "Save Screen" like option. The ...
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Change format and appearance of inbuilt calendar live tile

I was wondering if we can change the date format of the calendar on the start screen. The current format "Tue 1" is pretty brief and I'd like to see a more detailed day/date format. Also, can we ...
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Is it possible to change volume of ring signal without volume of the wakeup alarm being changed?

Is it possible to change volume of ring signal without the alarm volume being changed? It's quite annoying having to check that the wakeup alarm is on a normal volume every night before going to bed.
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Can I make the it ring from my phone speaker instead of the headset when I have a bluetooth headset connected?

When I connect my headset to the phone all of the ring, notification and alarm signals go through the headset speaker. This makes it quite hard to hear the phone ringing when I take of the headset ...
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Can Samsung Windows Phones use the Swype keyboard interface?

Samsung is known for pioneering Swype in its own and Android smartphones. Its an efficient way to do keyboard input. On my Samsung Focus S, is there anyway to enable a Swype keyboard?
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How can I remove the recently used programs on Windows Mobile 2003 [closed]

I have a PDA running Windows Mobile 2003. Every time a program is used, it shows up in the recently used section of the start menu. I have a program that saves the device registry state so I can ...
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How To Erase A Phone

I started off with a Samsung Focus, and recently moved to a Lumia 900. I would now like to sell my Focus. How should I go about making sure that the phone has been properly erased of all personal ...